Pharr, Texas – The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt around the world bringing economies to a halt, overwhelming the healthcare industry, revolutionizing the way we do business, and forcing schools to transition to e-learning. As we begin to grapple with the effects here in the Rio Grande Valley, we are bracing ourselves for a new normal. Now more than ever, we are reliant on the internet and technology to drive our governments, businesses, workforce, and education systems.
McALLEN – Earlier today, the City of McAllen announced that residents and visitors can now contact its 3-1-1 Customer Service Call Center daily, as the service is now available Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. until further notice.
UTRGV medical school, Hidalgo County team up with DHR Health to provide news, medical expertise on COVID-19 in the RGV
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, Hidalgo County, and DHR Health have teamed up to provide trustworthy news and medical expertise on the Valley’s COVID-19 developments, which as of Monday, April 6, 2020, included at least 215 individuals in the four-county region who have tested positive for the infectious disease.
EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez cautioned residents of the county that, “This is not the time to relax our community controls” in a ten-minute video message he delivered on Tuesday in which he updated residents about the ongoing efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The UTRGV Center for Vector-Borne Disease is playing a key role in the Valley’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.